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Quality or Quantity?

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AUTHOR: Kyle Mcintosh on 7/07/2024

Every three years or so, I can’t resist the temptation to buy disposable razors at Costco. Given the disposables are about $1 each, they are about a third of the price of buying razor cartridges. About a week into the purchase, however, I am reminded why I prefer the cartridges. While more expensive, the cartridges provide a better shave and they last about 3 times as long. While the initial impression I get is that I am getting a bargain, I sacrifice quality and at best I am breakeven on the transaction.

What examples do you have on times when a focus on price was more costly than if you’d ponied up for a better quality product in the first place?

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